Just for Kids

Family PlaceWe are a Family Place Library

Check calendar for all programming.

NEW PROGRAMS THIS MONTH:

Bunnies on the looseBunnies on the Loose

Aren’t bunnies cute? Hailey Norden thinks so and wants to share her love of rabbits.  Hailey is a 4-H member who raises rabbits and shows them at fairs.  New Castle Public Library welcomes Hailey on Wednesday, April 8 at 6:30 pm and Saturday, April 11 at 1:30 pm.  Hear a bunny story, learn about rabbits and 4-H and even have a chance to pet a live bunny.  If interested, call 724-658-6659 ext. 106 or stop by to register by April 6th.  Program will be held with a minimum of 10.

Spirit of Adventure Family Reading Circle

Begins on Saturday, March 7th at 1 pm. The first book will be The Forest of the Silence by Emily Rodda (Book 1 of the Deltora Quest series). Call Sharon at 724-658-6659 ext. 111 if interested in participating.

ONGOING PROGRAMS:
Toddler Family Place:
Tuesdays from 10-11 am with Miss Kathy- a workshop series for children (birth to 3 years) and their caregivers.  The Children’s Story Room will be transformed into a Toyland, where children can play with the toys and other children their age while caregivers socialize with other parents, grandparents, or babysitters.  A very short picture book is read, nursery rhymes are acted out, and songs are sung.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Call 724-658-6659 ext. 106 for information.

Mother Goose Story Time:
Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 am with Miss Sharon.  For children ages 6 months to 4 years, activities include nursery rhymes, songs, and finger play.  Older siblings may come along, no reservations required!  Join us for a lively movement–oriented session which features dance, song, and, of course, a story!! Call Sharon at 724-658-6659 ext. 111 for more information.

Newest Junior Titles- Click for full list.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid“FrozenDork Diaries
and more…

 

 

 

**If you are an educator or librarian, we have a large selection of stuffed toys and puppets for your teaching needs! Talk with the Children’s Department staff, 724-658-6659 ext. 106, for information on checking out these items.**

LINKS FOR KIDS:

Tumble Book Library

Tumblebook Library – Interactive and animated books and games online!

Book Flix

BookFlix – Provided by POWER Library, pairs books with interactive videos of different subjects.

 

Slime Kids

Slime Kids- A free resource for book reviews, book trailers, games, and more!

DK find out

 

DK Find Out – A free online encyclopedia that brings DK’s visual approach to learning to the internet using sound, video, animation, quizzes, and interactive features.

Power KidsPOWER Kids –  On the POWER Kids webpage find the POWER Library’s e-resources (Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents) are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface.

Check out this site for more great links for kids, parents, and caregivers!